Regular rhythm of neighborhood gatherings for worship, prayer & encouragement.

The group that serves together as a local Mercy Community establishes a regular rhythm of gathering – most often weekly – for celebration of Jesus and each other. There is food, casual and intimate conversation, prayer, dialogue around God’s Word, and time remembering Jesus’ suffering through the communion meal. This is no a sterile, starchy church meeting. This is a celebration, a family-friendly party atmosphere.

There may be some Scripture reading or open dialogue around a scripture-based idea, but no lectures or sermons. Communion is offered in an open manner, usually embedded within the celebration meal – a simple and straight forward way to remind ourselves and those observing that our daily lives are inescapably connected to our spiritual lives and all is centered on Jesus.

Those observers may include new followers as well as those considering following Jesus. These gatherings are always open to anyone, so those looking to understand Jesus or our ministry will feel welcomed and encouraged to participate, observe and ask questions. These gatherings are a casual and winsome way for men, women and children to watch and learn about our faith.

These routine gatherings are most often hosted in private homes but they can be held anywhere that works for the participants.

Special Workshops & Service Opportunities

Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion – it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.

Billy Graham

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.

C. S. Lewis

If the wrongdoer has to do something to merit mercy, then it isn’t mercy.

Tim Keller

By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The difference between humanity and all the rest of creation is that men and woman were made to relate directly with God.

Francis A. Schaeffer

Genuine spiritual knowledge lies in the union of the believer’s life with the truth of God.

Watchman Nee

Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ

Ephesians 4:15

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